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Illustrations of new species of exotic butterflies : selected chiefly from the collections of W. Wilson Saunders and William C. Hewitson


Published 1856
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"London: Woodfall and Kinder, printers"--Verso of t.p

Introduction, v. 1, dated Sept. 15, 1856

Plates signed: W.C. Hewitson, del. et lith. ... printed by Hullmandel & Walton; M. & N. Hanhart; Walter & Cohn

Plates are hand-colored lithographs

Includes bibliographical references and index

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SCNHRB copy (39088013482138, 39088013482179, 39088013482211, 39088013482252, 39088013482294, 39088013482336) has an additional v. comprising the original printed paper wrappers to each pt., dated in ms. from pt. 1, December 1st 1851 to pt. 100, Jan 1877; with titles: Exotic butterflies, being illustrations of new species; selected chiefly from the collections of W. Wilson Saunders and William C. Hewitson. Some of the pts. bound with indexes

SCNHRB copy has bookplates: Collection of William Schaus, presented to the National Museum MCMV

SCNHRB copy blind-embossed on t.p.: Smithsonian Institution National Museum [ms. acc. no.] 199643

SCNHRB copy has printed bibliographical notes concerning the publication dates of the vols laid-in v. 1. Occasional pencilled ms. notes, mostly dating of the plates, throughout

SCNHRB copy bound in green leathers, title in gilt within raised bands of spine


Volume v 5
Publisher London : John Van Voorst
Year 1856
Pages 274
Possible copyright status NOT_IN_COPYRIGHT
Language English
Call number 39088013482294
Digitizing sponsor Smithsonian Libraries
Book contributor Smithsonian Libraries
Collection biodiversity; americana
Notes Cullman library (rare book) [rescan]; some plates have faded text
Scanfactors 1

Full catalog record MARCXML

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